2012 (R-So.): Left the team prior to the start of the season.
2011 (R-Fr.): Earned first letter at Ball State . . . played in seven matches, earning two starts . . . competed in 11 sets . . . tallied a career-high five kills against Quincy (2/25), as well as an ace, dig and block assist . . . recorded at least one kill in all seven matches he competed in . . . collected his first career solo block at Princeton (3/12).
2010 (Fr.): Redshirt at Ball State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned two letters in volleyball at Neuqua Valley . . . captured Up-State Eight All-Conference, Dupage County All-Area First Team and Sun Times All-Area Second Team accolades . . . helped guide Neuqua Valley to a pair of state tournament appearances, with a third-place finish his junior season and a quarterfinal appearance his senior year . . . also earned one letter in basketball for Neuqua Valley . . . played club volleyball for the Naperville Volleyball Club.
PERSONAL: Son of Pedro and Roberta Menendez . . . has one brother and one sister . . . majoring in marketing . . . born June 6, 1990 in Atlanta Georgia.